TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of December 14, 2018

1.Susan returned 3 shirts that didn't fit properly. Each shirt cost $24. She bought a sweater that cost $35, and a $10 pair of earrings. How much money did she have left at the end of the day? (10 points)

2.Madison wants to buy a holiday present that costs $12.00. Her mother will pay her 75 cents a night to wash the dinner dishes. How many nights must Madison work to earn enough for the present? (5 points)

3.If you were stranded during a blizzard, which is the best way to survive? (20 points)

4.Which temperature conditions are most likely to produce a white Christmas? (5 points)

5.Water is different from most matter because (10 points)

6.Which country is not in the same season as the others right now? (10 points)

7.Which box of corn flakes is the best buy? (10 points)

8.In December we experience: (5 points)

9.Which unscrambled holiday word comes last in the dictionary? (20 points)

10.Stacy's mom told her to choose the holiday leftovers with the most protein to have for lunch the next day. Stacy was correct when she chose (5 points)